Buying or selling property is a big deal for most of us, and no one wants to be in the position of a couple who, having viewed a house advertised as “a renovator’s dream”, signed an offer to purchase immediately but then changed their minds.
Although specific legal assistance is always the best way to maximise your chances of a successful recovery, the process needn’t be complicated.
Taking advantage of an employer’s sick leave policy may seem to some employees like a fun game to play, but beware – it can backfire badly!
A recent High Court decision demonstrates once again why taking the law into your own hands like that is playing with fire. We’ll discuss why your lease should always be in writing, clear and comprehensive.
A critical element in ensuring our children’s welfare after we are gone is of course providing for them financially. But that involves more than just drawing a will.
What’s the best way to protect yourself from someone out to damage your reputation? We’ll analyse several legal options available to us with reference to a recent High Court case in which a property developer was being attacked on both a WhatsApp group and Facebook by a fired contractor.
Divorce is at best stressful for everyone, and at worst it involves bitter dispute and recrimination, perhaps to the extent of one or both parties applying for a “forfeiture of benefits” order.
We’ll discuss also an internationally reported Canadian case in which a seller’s thumbs-up emoji was held to have bound him to a texted sale contract. But would a South African court have reached the same conclusion?
You and your family move into your new dream home full of happy anticipation but then it rains, and your roof leaks. Badly. We’ll discuss a recent Supreme Court of Appeal judgment concerning a flooded-out guest house and a seller who denied fraudulent non-disclosure of roof defects.